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Bridging Innovation and Capability: ONR, NavalX and Tech Bridges

On Sept. 3, ASN RDA James Geurts announced the creation of Tech Bridges, a partnership between ONR and the Naval Expeditions (NavalX) Agility Office.

September 04, 2019

Fleet Focus: Agility Summit Seeks Creative Solutions to Naval Challenges

The NavalX Agility Cell, or NavalX, will hold its Agility Summit on Sept. 21-25 in Alexandria, Virginia. The event—hosted by NavalX and supported by multiple partners, including the Office of Naval Research—is designed to build partnerships in the Department of the Navy on matters of innovation, acquisition and transition; share best practices; and discuss problems facing the fleet.

July 16, 2020

A 'Titanic' Influence: Famed Explorer Celebrates Five-Decade Partnership with ONR

Famed explorer Dr. Robert Ballard recently visited ONR to celebrate his 53-year partnership with the command.

February 19, 2020

'Lucky Day': Navy Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Deepest Ocean Dive

The U.S. Navy recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of the ONR-sponsored Trieste dive to the Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the ocean.

January 31, 2020

Diagramming the Deep: Navy-Sponsored Scientist Awarded for Sea-Floor Mapping

For creating the most comprehensive global map of the ocean floor, ONR performer Dr. David Sandwell received the Charles A. Whitten Medal, sponsored by the American Geophysical Union.

February 06, 2019

Innovation Acceleration: Navy Speeds Up Contracts for Small Business Partners

To solicit a wide range of potential small business partners, the U.S. Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research program is today announcing its expanded funding opportunity in a Broad Agency Announcement.

September 24, 2019

Incubating Ideas: Agility Summit Showcases Innovative Solutions to Naval Challenges

Four teams from the U.S. Naval Academy, Naval Postgraduate School and Navy Information Operations Command Texas pitched innovative solutions to naval challenges during an educational challenge at the Naval Agility Summit—held Sept. 21-25 in Alexandria, Virginia. The event—which people attended virtually and physically—was hosted by the NavalX Agility Cell (also known as NavalX) and supported by multiple partners, including the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

October 02, 2020

Navy Announces New Funding Opportunities for Innovative Small Businesses

Navy SBIR-STTR has announced expanded funding opportunities for small businesses through a Broad Agency Announcement, through Feb. 12.

January 24, 2020

ONR Chief Unveils New Vision to Reimagine Naval Power

Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Lorin C. Selby last week introduced a new vision for future naval power—one based on faster development of unmanned, autonomous systems, vibrant partnerships with industry and academia, and reimagined naval formations.

November 22, 2021